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Dec 10, 2012 11:35pm PST
-time abc news reporter, now happily anchoring the news at kitv in honolulu, hawaii. distance involved in roughly 6,000 miles. my deadly for getting the pie to her? 24 hours. you send pies to hawaii? and they get there in one piece? >> amazingly, yes, they do. >> reporter: for precious and fragile items? best to leave the packaging to the professionals. >> have a great day. >> reporter: and the pie is out the door. first human link in the fedex chain. the first of many. >> i place the pie securely in one designated area in the truck. >> reporter: for the next few hours, you see that purple line? that's our pie on its journey headed for memphis, tennessee. why memphis? well, look at this place. it is fedex's global superhub which at more than 800 acres feels more like a military base than a shipping facility. and with christmas approaching it's a military base gearing up for battle. >> it's what we prepare for. it's our super bowl. >> reporter: this is your super bowl? >> this is our super bowl. >> reporter: marcus martinez keeps the planes running on time. and the vans and the trucks a
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
after it. >> we now say goodbye to the hawaii bowl. smu dominated fresno state. former texas quarterback gilbert gets lasts and takes it 17 yards for touch down. he was 22 nothing at the half. derek car the younger brother of former no. 1 draft pick david car had 2 interceptions return for touch downs. taylor reid brings this back 69 yards. mustang also sack car 7 times. smu cruises 43 to continue. abc 7 sports was brought to you tonight by river rock casino. couple years ago the hawaii bowl was actually played on christmas and big fate broke out we call it a melee call meek. >> spencer would enjoy that. >> i love tonight bowl signs under way. >> yes. long bowl season. >> 200 bowl games. >> coming up next. best christmas gift perhaps that boy could get. we have the story could get. we have the story stay >> here's a look at the wake up weather tomorrow morning christmas day early in the morning we expect skies to be cloudy. rain started already after parts of the north bay cloudy cool rain approaching north bay sunrise 7:23 and temperatures on the chilly side tomorrow. it's g
ABC
Dec 1, 2012 6:00am PST
snorkeling in hawaii. hawaii. how he k you need to goounter. think you need to go to a department store counter for a professional cleansing device? join the counter revolution and switch to olay pro-x. get cleansing results as effective as a $200 system. guaranteed or your money back. olay pro-x. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. our unique brush head cleans in three directions with up to 50% more brush movements than leading sonic technology. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >> good saturday morning. some drops on the lens and certainly wet out there downtown. we have a light shower passing through san francisco, also in into the east bay. a look at live doppler 7 hd. you can follow with the blue on your screen here. a little shower activity moving over the bay bridge. also through oakland, alameda, highway 13. down through an leandro. also to the north up through he will sir receipt toe, and a heavier shower here. and all these showers very light. i think they will be more concentrated this morning and a better break th
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
-boyfriend jake roberts. ays before the shooting he quit his job saying he was moving to hawaii this weekend. she says he was not the violent type. police say tuesday afternoon roberts opened fire in the clackamas town center, killing two and wounding a teenaged girl before killing himself. >>> marin county teen accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people, back in court this morning his attorneys are challenging the complaint. police say he stole the car so he could impress a girl after she rejected himself accused of shooting at a car with the girl and her boyfriend inside. the judge ruled there is enough evidence against wade and ordered him to stand trial on various charges, including attempted murder. >>> rain not a worry most of the worries are on king tides in some of the low-lying areas of the bay. >> here's meteorologist mike nicco. >>> they peaked already today 10:34 this morning at the golden gate where we saw it reached 7.2 feet, that is the highest we are going to have this year. we'll repeat tomorrow, pretty close at 11:24. the winds a l
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
get that cleared -- . >>> president obama cuts short his hawaii want vacation. trading underway on wall street. >>> right now the dow up 32 points. >>> still tracking showers live doppler storm watch mode watching them slide southeast from the northwest, looks like no matter where you travel today wet weather is a possibility across the state and high elevation snow. low 60s in southern california. low to mid 30s through the sierra with the snow, two to four more inches above 4,000 feet, trachy travel through 4:00 this afternoon. >>> north bay intersection shutdown, flood waters impassable at highways 12 and 121. terry mcsweeney is live there. >> reporter: today is when it will reopen they say can't tell you the exact hour. road closed flooded that's the story here. pictures from last night this is why the road was closed -- >> we apologize for the microphone levels there. as you heard terry say it going to reopen later today, the time is the part we don't know yet. >>> christmas day storms throughout the south blamed for three deaths and several injuries one twister caught on vide
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
his belongings, telling her he was leaving portland and moving to hawaii. >> he had his plane ticket, he was ready to go. and then this happened and it just makes me think if hawaii was even in the back of his mind. >> reporter: nothing like the calculated killer police say stormed one of portland's most popular shopping malls, killing 54-year-old hospice nurse cindy ann yuille, who was christmas shopping, and 45-year-old steven forsyth, a father of two who ran a business in the mall. and wounding 15-year-old kristina shevchenko, now in the hospital. columbine, virginia tech, aurora. in each of those rampages, the killer sent signals their lives had gone offcourse. this time, no sign of trouble. this afternoon, the woman who raised roberts released this picture of a once happy little boy. and asked her friend to read a statement. >> she has no understanding or explanation for her son's behavior. she is very sad and wants everyone to know she is so sorry what jake did and it's so out of his character. >> reporter: police are now running down search warrants on the shooter's home and c
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 1:40am PST
was moving to hawaii. >> this is the last thing i ever expected, especially from him. he was just too sweet. he was never mean to anybody. >> reporter: tammy roberts, roberts aunt who raised him, also has no answers. >> she has no understanding or explanation for her son's behavior. she's very sad and wants everyone to know she's so sorry what jake did and it's so out of his character. >> reporter: sunny hostin, abc news, new york. >> just to reiterate, police believe and authorities believe he stole the gun that he used in the rampage. they searched his home and car, but ex-girlfriend, she had been with him a year, his mother -- not his biological mother, his aunt, said completely out of character. his girlfriend texted him over the weekend. he was supposed to go to hawaii. did you make it safely? he said he got drunk and missed his flight. she doesn't even know if he bought a ticket. >> she said something chilling too. she says, i don't understand. i was just with him. i just talked to him. i didn't believe it was him at all. not one part of me believed it. you get a sense of ho
ABC
Dec 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: two people are in custody for a shooting that injured four people at 7:30 this morning. police aren't sure what led the shooting. the four people injured are all expected to survive. >>> we learned the names of the people who died in friday's crash on northbound 280 in redwood city. we were over the scene after the accident happened just after 3:00. authorities say the lexus was in the center median because of a flat tire. the driver of a black volkswagen slammed into the lexus as a high rate of speed. three people in the lexus were called. a 48-year-old, 28-year-old, and a 21-year-old. a 56-year-old suffered moderate injuries. 82-year-old g.a. smith will be charged with felony manslaughter after he is released from the hospital. >> the twinkie could be coming back. we'll look at the big players in the food an
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm PST
baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> software developers making apps for kids are under investigation for private issues. ftc wants to determine if companies ares!pb violating rigs by collecting personal information from the kids phones and sharing it with data workers. companies its investigating but examined 400 apps selected from online stores operated from apple and google. most apps failed to inform the parents about the data that could be found. >> apple making or apple mapping app coming under a safety warning for users in australia. police asking drivers to avoid using the app. officers say they had to rescue several people when the app led them to the wrong praise. in some cases drivers were stranded without food or water for 24 hours. tim cook apologized and promised improvement autos last week on abc 7 news at 4:00 we told you about $450 steel starbucks card and
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm PST
baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> in connecticut today funerals took place for two 6-year-old victims of the sandy hook elementary school massacre, now, we're learn morgue about the killer from a former friend. ways freshman where lanza was a sophomore, both members of the tech club. >> very intelligent person. just like the way he acted around other people was just very with draub drawn, and just quiet. he had a nerd look. like you know khaki pants, belt, tucked in shirt. he had little computer hit. -- kit like a brief case instead of a backpack and a pocket protector. at one point he was a good kid. the event he did that day, may have been evil. before then, he -- he was just another kid. >> he says he lost touch when lanza left high school for home schooling. >> officials in texas including the governor, rick pee$ prevent school shootings. governor perry says knee je
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
hawaii, but got drunk and missed his flight. she says he is soft spoken and cannot imagine what made him snap. >> he is just too sweet. he was never mean to anybody -- ever. everybody loved him. >> using a stolen semi-automatic rifle and wearing a protective vest and hockey mask, he opened fire, randomly in a clackamas mall before killing himself. a wounded teenaged girl is in the hospital in serious condition. >> million airsoftware mogul john macafee is back in the u.s. he said he was only pretending to be unstable because that was his only way out of belize, where he is wanted for questioning in a murder. we have the latest on a truly bizarre story. >> reporter: john macafee says he's broke, but not short on cash, thanks to the kindness of strangers. he sat down for an interview with abc's matt gutman. someone dropped these bills off at the hotel for him. he is staying at the beacon, in miami, arriving at in the u.s. from guatamala last night. >> they called his name and said, john macafee may you please come to the front. he walked to the front. >> reporter: he has been on the mo
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 2:00am PST
daniel was laid to rest in his native hawaii. a thousand people came to pay their respect including the first couple who were in hawaii for the holiday. he died last monday at the age he 88. he was the first japanese american elected to both houses of congress and the second long ease serving senator. >>> last-minute shoppers are crowding into falls -- into malls and stores. but many are attempting to drum up enthusiasm stores like macy's and toys r us spabded hours -- expanded hours to help the 17 million americans scrambling for gifts still. nick watt has the last-minute rush. >> you look quite stressed. >> i have a little anxiety right now. i won't lie. i am tripping out. i want to make sure everybody is taken care of. best gift. says the late gift you throw money at the pressing problem and then spend more. number two, under pressure you make a gut instinct decision. >> say you want to buy a sweater for your wife. if you think about it too much, you may out think yourself and you may not make a good choice. >> do you feel you perform best under pressure? >> absolutely. >> do you
ABC
Dec 16, 2012 10:00am PST
lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> cheryl: welcome back. our guests are from the oakland ballet. artistic director and dancer and bobby brisco. rain i attended a board meeting with some of the folks to learn about the financial challenges facing the ballet. can you tell us a little bit about that. >> some of your earlier guests were talking about drastic cuts. so we're trying to hang in there and be careful about what we do. we have created programs like the power of many where its program where we're trying to raise $50,000 with 1,000 gifts of $50. we have raised $23,000. packages begin at hundred dollars and you can come and see the nut cracker and place an ad in our play bill. we are grateful for your support and telling folks how you can help us. i think we are facing some serious decisions. board is there to help us. they are trying to raise money and th
ABC
Dec 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: a previously scheduled gun buyback program for oakland and san francisco got a boost today. hundreds of guns were bought by the oakland and san francisco police department. them to mass roman has the story. >> i just decided to get rid of the guns. >> michelle, who did not want to give her last name, was one of more than 200 people selling their guns to the police. many who waited in this long line were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 27 children in connecticut. >> it hit me strong. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> dana is a vietnam vet and says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. jan was turning in her gun so it could never be used to take a life. >> this is something that might hurt somebody some day. then i would feel terrible about that. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous door nor who contacted
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
anniversary of the japanese attack on the naval base in hawaii. more than 2400 americans died in the surprise attack on december 7th, 1941. it helped usher the u.s. into world war ii. seven minutes after attack, president roosevelt famously called it a date which will live in infamy. >>> coming up, the tax refund checks california is itching to give away. what you need to know to find out if one is yours. >>> dispute that is leaving a rotting, >>> good morning. live look at early morning san francisco lights on, bay, it is cool this morning. you might run into dense but scattered fog. mike is here to give you more. >> you ran into some fog. >> i did. >>> dead whale rotting near the malibu homes of barbra streisand, bob dylan and other celebrities accusing a gigantic cleanup problem. the 41 foot whale was found monday morning on a beach, the city of malibu assumed the county would remove the dead carcass. the county insisted part of the beach is private and therefore, not their responsible. the whale has started to decompose meaning towing it to sea is no longer an option. >> that's a mess. >>
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> the mars rover curiosity has a new mission. it's going on a trek toward a martian mountain that will take up most of the year. first itself has to find the perfect rock to bore into. the rover will head for mt. sharp in mid-february. the road trip comes amid great expectations. the mission targeted the gale crater so it could explore the peak with its layers of locks. >> lisa says it's going to get downright cold tonight and that mean the possibility of snow. while skiers are enjoying the snow in the sierra, a light dusting is expected on some bay area mountains. last night an inch fell in the santa cruz mountains and more is likely in the next few hours. the highest points could see two to five inches of snow tonight. >>> and as this weather continues we want to see what you're experiencing, send it your photos to you report at abc-7 news.com. >> leigh glaser is off tonight. >> hi
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
"b," to avoid the fiscal cliff has failed. and president obama is delaying his vacation to hawaii because of the ongoing stalemate. nick ratner has the latest from capitol hill. >> reporter: in a stunning surprise, splits within house republican ranks forced speaker john boehner to cancel a planned vote on his tax cut bill. >> the house will call of the chair. >> reporter: in a statement, speaker boehner said his plan "b" tax bill did not have sufficient support to pass. the speaker said, it's now up to the president to avert the fiscal cliff. boehner, earlier, had said he hoped to revive stalled white house negotiations. >> the president and i are going to have to work together to solve those challenges. >> reporter: many house republicans told party leaders they would not support a bill that violated their no tax hike pledge to raise tax rate, even on millionaires. senators have been told to plan on being back in washington two days after christmas, in an effort to keep the country from going off the fiscal cliff. nick ratner, abc news, at the capitol. >>> and the impact of the
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: a pair of australian radio hosts who pulled off a royal prank are off the air and said to be, quote, completely shattered by news that a nurse who fell victim to their phony call was found dead. her body was found as a nurses housing center provided by the london hospital where prince william's life was being treated for cute morning sickness. the dj's called the hospital posting at queen liz lists and prince charles. the call was transferred to the nurses and the djs got medical information about her. the head of the radio station is refusing to fire the two. >> no one could foresee what actually happened in this case. it's incredibly tragic. >> ama: saidanha's husband is said to be distraught. he posted this message on face book. >> a waiter is suspended and three restaurant patrons are reeling because of two little words with a big impact. fat gir
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
, now, from honolulu, hawaii. reena, has there been any movement to try to reach a compromise here? >> reporter: it doesn't seem that either side -- the president or the white house has reached out to either side over this christmas break. no movement moving forward on these fiscal cliff talks. the focus will shift to the senate. they have to try to craft something together that will pass both the house and the senate. so, the burden is now on them to try to strike some sort of a deal. that's because on friday before congress left for christmas, the house was unable to get any sort of a deal passed through. >> and, reena, give us a play-by-play. what can we expect this week? where will the white house be focusing their efforts? >> reporter: right. as i mentioned, capitol hill, now, taking the emphasis over at the senate side. the other concern that the white house does have is to make sure that they come to their different party lines. the democrats want to see, obviously, the middle class not faced with any sort of tax hike, which there are $500 billion worth of tax hikes expected
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> mike: i'm going to say it the 49ers have not been as effective with colin kaepernick as quarterback. his inexperience has become more evident every week. the 49er record for the most sacks in the season, finished with two on the day. miami mistake killed them before the end of the half. the punt, it's caught at the three, but it's a touchback, set it down at the three. niners get it at the 20. that lees to a field goal. crabtree, 20 yarder set up the field goal and the niners led 6-3 at the half. niners only 2-10 on third down conversions. special teams bailed them out. spillman recovers, gore converts. first play of the fourth quarter, gore with a great 19-yard run. he had 63 yards, sixth career 1,000-yard season. an athletic dixon, pounds it home for the niners from there. 26, san francisco. here come the dolphins, fourth and goal. tan in tan hi
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: new video shows a plane crashing into traffic in russian. the video is from a passing car. the plane overshot the runway during the landing. one of the plane's tires shot across the road and slammed into a car. the driver was unhurt. the plane ripped apart into three massive pieces, then burst into flames. four people on the plane were killedful the plane was just a few feet airplane from a much busier section of the road. >> visitors to florida's everglades national parking dealing with angry birds. migrating vultures are attacking cars, stripping the rubber and vinyl off the cars. park officials aren't sure why they're picking on cars, only that the angry birds seem very determined. >> they get down on the vehicle very quickly. only takes just a few minutes to do at that time da
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 5:00pm PST
. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: the storm whipped coastal communities, bring furious gusts and high surf. here's how residents from pacifica to san francisco deal with it. reporter: a strong and steady form on the sea walls of pacifica, making for treacherous conditions on the water. crabbers were immediately disappointed to find the gate the pier closed. >> my buddy and i thought we'd go crabbing, unfortunately they're not ready for us. >> and wind gusts as high as 48 miles-per-hour and a stinging hard rain didn't stop locals from taking their daily walks. >> we sort of wait and look out and see if it isn't raining so hard. then we go out when it's not raining very hard. >> have the whole pier to ourselves and the boardwalk, and we wouldn't have it any other way. >> a little to the north, not an unusual sight. the great highway's southbound lanes closed because of flooding
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
negotiations. the white house says the president will leave hawaii tonight on a red-eye to washington. lawmakers have less than a week to come up to agreement on how to avoid tax increases and spending cuts set to go into effect january. the first lady and the couple's two daughters will remain in hawaii for another 10 days. >>> for the first time starbucks' employees are being asked to write other than names on cups. the chain is asking employees in washington, d.c. to scribble the words "come together." as a message to lawmakers to settle the fiscal cliff. >> some spots blue skies, some parts grey clouds. >> interesting the colors you will see out there rainbow colors out there and we've had some in the south baylor, i'll show you one from mountain view, san jose we just had moderate rain roll through downtown, darker clouds off to the west there and that's what is going to head up into the santa cruz mountains shortly. one other advantage point, at least this side of san francisco, we are on the embarcadero side at front and vallejo streets where it looks quiet. if you l
ABC
Dec 17, 2012 4:00pm PST
baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> checking healthy living news a new study reveals if you want to burn fat, it's better to hit the treadmill. duke researchers followed 234 overweight adults and found aerobic workouts were better than resistance training and found a workout combining two activities weight lifting and running was no better in burning fat than running alone. researchers say the training is good for you, and just not very good at burning fat. >> if you can convince your dhoirn eat cheese and vegetables as a snack, you're ahead of the battle against childhood obesity. cornellapkb university gave the kids a snack and compared them to kids given potato chips. the nutritious snack group ended up consuming 72% fewer calories meaning they filled up faster on >> canadian researchers say when it comes to milk, two cups per day is enough for toddlers. researchers st
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Dec 7, 2012 2:05am PST
... a computer security researcher from kapolei, hawaii... and our returning champion, a logistics director from hockessin, delaware... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ cheers and applause ] thanks, johnny. thank you. thank you very much. we are delighted to welcome our challengers today. skylar and noah coming up against a pretty good champion in mike. luck to all three of you. let's go to work right now, shall we? this is the jeopardy! round, and these are the jeopardy! round categories. [ laughter ]
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Dec 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
burial today of long-time hawaii senator, daniel inouye. it was a 19-gun salute when the senator's coffin arrived at the national memorial cemetery of the pacific. senator inouye was the first japanese american elected to both houses of congress. he was also the second longest serving senator in american history. he was 88 years old. >> the other big story we're following tonight, with a third of all americans traveling for the holidays, meteorologists are now worried about what could be the nightmare after christmas. two new storms are moving in. we'll get the forecast in a moment, but first here's abc's john schriffen with the mess the weather is already creating. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california with more snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains tonight, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatur
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Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
before the shooting, he quit his job, and said he was moving to hawaii. she has no idea what set him off. police continue to chase leads trying to find a motive. >>> traffic and weather together, next. brrr, it is cold outside. here is a live picture of the golden gate bridge traffic moving smoothly. bart and san mateo bridge both recovering after earlier issues. we'll get a check with mike on your forecast and talk to sue about your traffic. >>> early christmas gift for iphone users new app from google. >>> check out visibility at our reporting stations everything is okay some of our traffic spotters using our waze app said the sunol grade is getting foggy. in between systems today don't worry about it being wet dry air and temperatures will hang out in the low to mid 50s today, tomorrow and saturday two systems with light rain dry sunday. >>> still seeing emergency flashing lights on the san mateo bridge western portion of the span by foster city due to earlier fatal accident that has been cleared. tail lights westbound a little slow not too bad. brake lights up the highrise towards fo
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Dec 22, 2012 5:30pm PST
president wasted no time getting into vacation mode. he went golfing today in hawaii. white house officials told me that staff from both sides are talking through e-mail and phone calls and will through the next couple of days. we expect congress to come back on thursday. no word, dan, on when the president comes back. as the days to the cliff continue to tick off. >> the stake so high for so many people. david kerley, thank you. >>> the other big fight in washington is gun control. with the final three victims from sandy hook elementary school buried today, the national rifle association has come out to say that the real problem isn't guns but instead violent video games, so, we wanted to know, is there really a connection between virtual violence and real-world violence? abc's neal karlinsky got some answers. >> reporter: thomas pantig and stephan lloyd are typical of many in their generation. good jobs by day, obsessed with a violent, so-called first person shooter called call of duty when they get home. but is this just good fun, or is an entire generation being trained and de
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Dec 22, 2012 6:00am PST
for a holiday in hawaii. first family arrived there a couple hours ago. before they left they recorded their holiday address from the white house. the theme -- joy to all including the joy of giving. >> here that is especially true for some of our military families. the war in iraq is over. the transition in afghanistan is under way. after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. all across america, their families are reunited. for this week, let's give thanks to our veterans and families. let's say a prayer for all our troops especially those in afghanistan. >> our military families sacrifice so much on our behalf. we believe we should serve them as well as they serve this country. >> the republican holiday wish given by john boehner is that both parties can come together and form a deficit cutting agreement that protects families and small businesses. >>> if you had a chance to talk to president obama, what would you ask him? students from schools around the bay area are writing him letters sharing hopes for the future. education reporter lyanne melendez tells us what is
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 2:00am PST
field, win 85-53. usf facing san diego state in hawaii. dons off to a good start. but it ended quickly. san diego state lit them up for 33 points, san diego state 10-1, dons fall, 88-58 the final. this sports report brought to you by river rock casino. see you tomorrow at 5:00. >> leigh: let's go to live doppler 7hd, you can see the new batch of moisture just developing off the coast. that's in the next storm due in here tomorrow morning. it's going to be wet and windy throughout the morning hours. partial clearing, north bay to south bay, monday, crimes -- christmas heave, -- christmas eve is dry. >> announcer: the following is a paid presentation for the nutribullet, brought to you by nutribullet, llc. [♪...] >> ...my muscle aches, my backaches really started to decrease significantly in one week. >> the first night that i actually used the nutribullet, i actually slept really well. that was exciting. that was phenomenal. >> the bad cholesterol, which was 290, went down to 190. >> the changes that i saw in myself and my family were just amazing. >> announcer: join these peo
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Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
california, alabama, alaska, hawaii, mississippi, nevada, utah and wyoming. but still want to play, well, here's what you do. >> how to feel like you're playing powerball if your state doesn't have it, with guillermo. okay, first, write your favorite numbers. and then, get your numbers and some money. and put them in the garbage disposal like this. that's where your money goes! [ laughter ] >> jimmy: isn't that great? thank you, guillermo. [ applause ] starbucks has just introduced its most expensive cup of coffee ever. it's priced at $7 a cup. which might sound like a lot but you're also paying for the ambience of a homeless guy taking a shower in the bathroom sink. et cetera. starbucks said it is worth $7 because it's made from a rare variety of beans that are very hard to grow. by the way, if you threw an elbow at an old lady's head to buy a discounted blu-ray player this weekend, you are not allowed to buy this cup of coffee. i forbid it. a $7 cup of coffee. i feel like this is a test to find out how stupid we are. while it is ridiculous to spend $7 on a cup of coffee, it is not that
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Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> p good and e has to answer questions about more lapses in maintenance and inspections. abc 7 news reports. >> this video shows what they call an underground enclou sure norkt a vault fitting two people, the ensure yours require only one inspector. over two years, pg&e had to reinspect thousands of them after finding out some employees and contractors never opened them as legally required every three years. the first round was done last year. >> we reinspected every facility that was inspected in 2010 and 2011. about 26,000 facilities. ñtarted requiring inspectors to leave behind a verification tag inside. this year, lifting tags pointed to more gift inspecks. dozens of employees have been fired or suspended. >> we've also added 48 inspectors employees so more sources are employees. >> it's not just a problem isolated to underground trance former
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Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
before leaving on vacation in hawaii. he had separate phone conversations but it isn't clear talks helped. >> hopefully there is time for an agreement of some kind. >> washington's failure threatens to undermine the fragile economic recovery. americans face big tax hikes on newer's day. and treasury department warns the dopt will be soon unable to pay bills, the treasury says we're about to bump into that debt ceiling. it's not looking great. a way to calculate how much you'll have to pay if we go over the cliff. the fiscal cliff tax calculator. we've got it and will show you how to use it at 6:00. >> thank you. a work work -- new york woman accused of trying to scam donors by posing as a relative of one of the children killed in that elementary school. she's charged with lying to fbi agents this, is video of her leaving court. prosecutor says she used the facebook account, telephone calls to ask for donations for what she called a funeral fund. alba denied accusations when contacted by the fbi. 20 children and six adults were killed in december, on the 14th when a gunman opened fi
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Dec 1, 2012 4:00am PST
swimming for his life after being attacked by a shark in hawaii. it happened 250 yards from shore. and the victim said the shark's head was two feet wide, with his leg caught in the shark's jaws. ron is back with this story. he's one lucky guy. >> this is a harrowing tale about a man who got away from the fish. but the fish believed to be a very dangerous tiger shark, that seemingly appeared out of nowhere. and pounced on the man snorkeling off the coast of maui. >> it didn't hurt so much. it was mostly just fear of a second attack. >> reporter: from his hospital bed, tom kennedy was able to describe his close encounter with a shark just hours earlier. one that could have cost him his life. >> i kept watching behind because i was, obviously, concerned, he might come back again. >> reporter: around 9:30 monday morning, the 60-year-old was snorkeling with friends off the coast of maui. suddenly, without any warning, experts say what appeared to be a ten-foot-long tiger shark, attacked him, bit him on his leg. >> released me. i started swimming as fast as i could. as i went further,
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Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm PST
he loves the jam. cal shot 50% from the field, win 85-53. usf facing san diego state in hawaii. dons off to a good start. but it ended quickly. san diego state lit them up for 33 points, san diego state 10-1, dons fall, 88-58 the final. this sports report brought to you by river rock casino. see you tomorrow at 5:00. >> leigh: let's go to live doppler 7hd, you can see the new batch of moisture just developing off the coast. that's in the next storm due in here tomorrow morning. it's going to be wet and windy throughout the morning hours. partial clearing, north bay to south bay, monday, crimes -- christmas heave, -- christmas eve is dry. there are two kinds of folks who sit around thinking about how to kill people--psychopaths and mystery writers. i'm the kind that pays better. who am i? i'm rick castle. castle. castle. i really am ruggedly handsome, aren't i? every writer needs inspiration,
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Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> with storms we've had since last week two, places have been hit hardest. north bay ask santa cruz mountains. let's check in now with the santa cruz mountains. >> right. though it did not rain hard all day, rain, wet weather is persistent. hills are of course, saturated. so we got a new problem here in the santa cruz mountains today, but first let's give you[ylh good news. take a look at the video. after hard work strin hill road is reopened to one lane of traffic. half of the road slipped away in the next series of storms, crews worked in the rain finishing off repairs to get this popular artery reopened. it was a three day project utilizing, get this, eight tons of k rail and 11 steel plates. widening the road for one lane traffic. >> i'm please with the progress they're making. i was doing it quickly. it's -- thi
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Dec 22, 2012 5:00am PST
airplane. >>> president obama and his family have stepped off air force one for a holiday in hawaii. first family just arrived a few hours ago. they recorded their holiday address from the white house. the theme -- joy to all including the joy of giving, the joy of service and joy of homecoming. >> here that is true for military families. you see the war in iraq is over. transition in afghanistan is under way and our heroes are coming home. all across america, their families are reunited. this week let's give thanks to our veterans and their families. let's say a prayer for all our troops especially those in afghanistan. >> our military families sacrifice so much on our half and we believe we should serve them as well as they serve our country. >> republican holiday winner given by john boehner said both parties can come together for an deficit cutting agreement. >>> st. anthony's foundation in san francisco is holding a drive. curbside drive will start at 9:00 at st. anthony's which is locked at golden gate avenue and jones street. then at 10:00 meals were be served to 3,000 people
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Dec 20, 2012 11:00am PST
the consulate killed -- four americans. >>> the body of senator daniel inouye of hawaii has arrived at the u.s. capitol. right now former colleagues and the public are paying respects to the man who won the medal of honor as a soldier in world war ii and senator more than 50 years. he will lie in state at the rotunda, only 31 have had the privilege. inouye died monday at age 88. >> he opened the door for asian-americans in politics. a pioneer. >>> we'll check things out with mike we are waiting for things to cloud over. >> not low clouds that we need to bring the rain in those are still 12 hours off, possibly. here's a look from mount tamalpais winds picking up so is the temperature. we'll talk about the rain and how much to expect over the weekend. >>> plus, if you paid for a parking ticket in oakland, the city made owe you money. the results of a new audit. >>> new crash test results from the nation's top selling car. >>> california public utilities commission has just voted unanimously to allow pg&e to raise its rates. the upgrades come in the wake of the deadly san bruno pipelin
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Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
belongings, saying he was leaving portland this weekend and moving to hawaii. >> this is the last thing i expected. especially from him. he was just too sweet. never mean to anybody. ever. everybody loved him. >> reporter: police have no motive, but they also have no doubt. they say roberts carried out his shooting spree alone, with a stolen assault rifle. among the dead, 54-year-old hospice nurse, cindy ann yuille, who was christmas shopping. this woman a complete stranger, stayed with her and performed cpr. >> she died with dignity. and she did not die alone. >> reporter: 45-year-old steven forsyth, a father of two, was also killed. but 15-year-old kristina shevchenko was shot in the chest and survived. amazingly, her second brush with death in less than a year, after being injured in a head-on car crash in august. >> it's clear to me, she's a very brave young woman. >> reporter: that lucky young lady is listed in serious condition right now. she is expected to recover. just remarkable this whole thing wasn't so much worse. meanwhile, back here at the mall, shop owners are beginning to
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Dec 18, 2012 7:00am PST
state. show me the money. missouri, just $2.95. most expensive is in hawaii. a significant development, josh. for the first time this year, gas is under $4 per gallon in all 50 states. and that's a little bit of relief, considering this is going to be the worst holiday traffic season on record in six years. a little bit of a break for our wallets. >> as we just heard, paula, thank you for that. >>> meanwhile, he's been called the giant of the senate and a true american hero. tributes pouring in for hawaii senator daniel inouye. he won the medal of honor for bravery in world war ii and then overcame racial prejudice to become the first japanese-american in congress. he went on to serve 50 distinguished years in the senate. a fellow hawaiian, president obama, tweeted this. aloha, danny. senator daniel inouye died monday. he was 88 years old. >>> and hazing charges are being filed after the death of a freshman student at northern illinois university. police say 19-year-old david bogenberger was forced to drink during a party at the pi kappa alpha fraternity house. his blood-alcohol level,
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Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
celebrate the grand opening on saturday. >> former hawaii senator is being remembered as a dedicated lawmaker former than 50 years. he died in a washington, d.c. hospital today at age 88. he was a soldier in world war ii and first elected to congress in 1959, the year hawaii became a state. his 50 years in the senate is the longest tenure in u.s. history. stay with us. we'll be back. >>> alamo elementary school hoping to be the little school that could. >> the school is attempting to win a nation wral grant and they turned to michael finney for help. >> our apologies we don't have the audio for that piece. but we'll work on that and hope to bring it to you shortly. >> and let's press on. coming up next, a billing move for the san francisco exploratorium. >> they're packing up the past, as they prepare for the future. >>> countdown is on. two and a half weeks until we say goodbye to the exploratorium as we know it. the museum will reopen in the spring at a new home. and tonight, the staff races now to prepare for the future it's still hard to tell these are the final days of
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Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
uninsured residents. hawaii, massachusetts and roun out the top five, california ranks 22. mississippi and louisiana tie forward least healthiest. >> cashmere is a popular gift option but do you have to spend a lot of money to get a good quality sweater? michael finney compared prices to find out. >> looking for a special gift in cashmere sweaters heavily marketed this time of the year. do you have to spend hundreds of dollars to get good quality? shop smart says not necessarily. when it comes to shopping for a sweater, one stands head and shoulder as above the west. >> consumer reports sue perry checked out dozens of sweaters. >> you're picking up a bargain stweter you better believe it's not 100% cashmere. the label may say so. >> a couple checks can tell you a lot. >> run your hand over the sweater. if little balls start forming that is called pilling. that is a sign this is a cheaper sweater probably not going to holdup. i would put it back. >> another check, weather the sweater holds shape, stretch it side to side. high quality cashmere won't stretch out of shape. >>
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Dec 18, 2012 1:40am PST
washington to his home state of hawaii. he was a world war ii medal of honor winner who lost an arm to a german hand grenade in italy. he became the first japanese american in congress and served 50 years in the u.s. senate. his death was announced by harry reid. >> the kindness that he has shown me for me time here in the senate has been something i will cherish always. a man who has lived and breathed the senate. he was that patriot. >> very kind words. president obama also a native of hawaii tweeted aloha yesterday. he died yesterday at 88 years old. >>> there is progress in talks on the fiscal cliff, but major sticking points still remain with just two weeks to go. a top republican says there is disagreement over spending cuts versus new taxes and until that could be worked out, there won't be any talks about the specific details. and wall street closed higher over signs of the talks. the dow jones rose 100 points for its biggest gain of the month. early markets overseas also higher because of capitol hill optimism. and a bounce back in china's economy. >>> a holiday miracle for driv
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Dec 22, 2012 5:00pm PST
will have the latest >> the first family is now in hawaii on a christmas vacation. the obamas touched down near honolulu just after the.urged lawmakers to solve the fiscal cliff after the holiday break. president obama said if a deal hasn't been reached he would be returning to washington after christmas. >>> a big political shakeup in egypt as eship sans -- egyptians went to the polls. two top government officials resigned. and the vice-president's departure was expected. he says with his background as a judge, politics doesn't suit him. and state television says egypt's val bank governor has resigned but did not say i would. >> for the first time in 15 years you can get a whopper in france. burger king opened a restaurant at marseille airport. the burger king closed its 39 french restaurants in 1997 because they weren't profitable. burger king plans to open another restaurant in france next year. >>> ahead, what was different this year at san francisco glide's holiday toy giveaway. >> merry christmas. >> and santa teams up with a new sidekick to help keep the season merry for local
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Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
to washington from hawaii to try to reach a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. he boarded air force one overnight and will be arriving in maryland around 8:45 this morning. the president cut short his vacation. democrats and republicans have just four days to reach a deal before mandatory budget cuts and tax increases kick in january 1st. >>> new senator representing hawaii will arrive on capitol hill today. lt. governor will fill the seat left vacant by the death of senator daniel inouye. he was chosen from a list of three yesterday. the 40-year-old has served as state lawmaker and chairman of the hawaii democratic party. he will serve until an election in 2014. >>> lance armstrong has until today to appeal the ban imposed on him. he lost his seven titles december 6th, when the international cycling<ç÷%Ñ union banned him from the sport for life. penalties came after the united states anti-doping agency hit him with similar sanctions for using banned substances. armstrong did not appeal. it appears he won't challenge this latest ban. >>> gun buy-back in los angeles is being
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Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
. >>> president obama cuts his holiday vacation short. why he's leaving hawaii tonight. >>> first, here's this morning's tech bites. >>> less than a merry christmas for netflix the service went dark for many customers christmas eve for more than 10 hours,. for the first time sales are falling for e-readers like kindle and nook. replaced by tablets which are cheaper and lighter with longer lasting batteries. >>> you may be thinking this morning about returning a gift bought online. if you are mailing it back make sure you have packaging retailer has a store near you, you might be in luck. >> if you got something bought online you can return it to a brick and mortar store if they have a store. best buy, you#nóqp can return io best . >> that isn't always true, check the rules carefully. those are your tech >>> live look in high-definition towards the embarcadero. you may encounter showers. [ inaudible ] >>> the san francisco woman accused of a fatal hit-and-run faces felony charges in court today. police arrested the 23-year-old for leaving the scene after hitting four pedestrians driving i
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Dec 23, 2012 5:00am PST
. usf facing san diego state in hawaii. cole with a three. but they got lit up. 33 points on the afternoon. san diego state now 10-1. dons drop to 5-5. 80-58, that final. the falcons beat the lions last night on saturday night football clinching the top spot in the nfc. receiver calvin johnson broke the single season record in receiving yards set back in 1995. it was all detroit fans really had to cheer about. their season is going nowhere. threw for 279 yards and four touchdowns. watch the catch by julio jones. gets both feet down. falcons led at the half. megatron needed 182 yards in two games to break the record. 21-yarder left him four yards shy of the record. which he got in the fourth quarter on this 26-yarder. johnson has the most receiving yards in is single season. 892, handing the ball to his dad. he set an nfl record. 11 catches for 225 yards. falcons clinch the top spot in the nfc, a 31-18 victory. raidners carolina. the highlights tonight at five and niners and seattle in seattle. i'm mike shumann. have a great day. >>> and coming up next, the huge fiscal cliff. now
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00am PST
. president obama will return from hawaii as well. gop leaders are predicting évu e new year will come out an >> reporter: some republicans lawmakers say president obama wants the country to fall off the fiscal cliff. >> we were gonna go over the cliff before, and now because it is what the president wants you cannot negotiate with someone who does not want to negotiate. >> reporter: boehner failed to get votes thursday, friday boehner and the president left town with no deal, each making a parting pitch. >> the president: i've asked leaders of congress to work towards a package that spreads tax hike on middle class americans, protects unemployment insurance for two million americans and lays the groundwork for further work on growth and deficient the city reduction. >> president's solution of raising tax rates could be red ink for as far as the eye can see. >> reporter: the partisan bickering has put the country on the brink of potential economic crisis. >> it is the first time that i feel it is more likely that we will go over the cliff than not. that, if we allow that to happen, it will be
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Dec 22, 2012 4:00am PST
home state of hawaii for the holidays. before leaving, he told members of congress to cool down. have some eggnog and christmas cookies and come back and make a deal. >> nobody can get 100% of what they want. and this is not simply a contest between parties, in terms of who looks good and who doesn't. there are real world consequences to what we do here. >> reporter: while members of the house left town, there was a gridlock in front of a fireplace. >> i'm stuck in washington, trying to prevent my fellow kentuckians from having to shell out more money to uncle sam next year. >> reporter: the president met with the democratic leader in the senate and house speaker john boehner. but it is a wounded speaker of the house, who was deserted by his fellow republicans when he tried to extend tax rates for everyone but millionaires. >> are you quitting? >> absolutely not. and we're prepared to come back, if needed. >> reporter: a new abc news/"washington post" poll shows 53% of americans believe republicans need less conservative policies. more focused on the middle-class. for now, the halls o
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Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
further apart. the president in hawaii for the holiday, congress left the capital with no deal in sight. jon karl is in washington. they needed to get it done before new year's to see this thing get done. has the time to have that happen already passed? >> well, it's getting -- there's not much hope out there. i gotta tell you. just over a week left, josh. and the speaker of the house and the president did not even speak over the weekend. the last time they had a conversation was a brief phone conversation on friday. no signs of progress on anything since then. there wasn't much before, as you know. now the white house is looking at a fallback plan. just a stop-gap bill they're hoping congress would do that would delay the tax increases on people making over $250,000 from going into effect. it would extend unemployment benefits and delay spending cuts going into effect on january 1st. even accomplishing that will be difficult. congress comes back two days after christmas. that gives them four dice come to an agreement and pass something. not an easy task. >> so we know what it mea
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Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
13% rise in hawaii. and according to the national association of realtors, they say the number of homes available right now, the lowest level in ten years. these are great numbers, josh, that's helping to increase demand along with historically low mortgage rates. finally some good news. >> some cautious optimism to be sure. bianna, thank you for that. >>> a major headline overnight for anyone who takes aspirin to protect their heart. a study out this morning finds that aspirin that is specially coated to protect against stomach irritation may not have the same benefits as the regular, uncoated pill. researchers found the coating may obscure the heart-healthy benefits of the drug. and what's more, researchers say that coating does little or nothing to actually protect your stomach. >>> overseas, the president of egypt, a key ally in the increasingly volatile middle east, has returned to the presidential palace this morning. he fled tuesday, as a mob of some 10,000 protesters swarmed outside, throwing chairs, rocks, furious about his recent power grab over the courts and the new, h
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Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! right now on the red carpet's favorite moments of the year! whoa! >> the 2013 movies with the biggest buzz! >> heros. there is no such thing. >> jimmy kimmel makes his move! >> i'm have excited to move to 11:35. >> and the oscar race heats up. >> this is the best movie that i have ever been involved with. >> with we're rollingual new year edition of on the red carpet now. >> welcome to on the red carpet from hollywood! i'm rachel smith. >> above all the glitter and glamour of the red carpet this is iconic sign, which has become the most reheymbol of the entertainment industry. the legendary landmark recently received a face-lift just in time for its 90th
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Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
vacation in hawaii to return to bash wash -- bash bash. -- washington he's going to work on a deal to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. there are five days remaining before hikes are scheduled to take affect. senate due back in session tomorrow nork indication of new proposals on the table. no word of negotiations sessions being scheduled, either. >> still ahead here at 5:00 a controversial battle that shut down a popular recycling center comes to an end. looming deadline for a 30-year-old institution. >> and a bed bug outbreak in the east bay. unique boot camp officials hope will use to squash a growing problem. >> a warning about hidden fees on gift cards that may whittle away the value. did you get one? want to see that report. the news continues in one minute. >>> a san francisco recycling center is scheduled to be closed this weekend. the neighborhood counsel's recycling center has been fighting falls for city hall to be shut down since 1996. the city says this operation has been attracting the homeless. saying they're hoping to turn it into a community garden. the center says
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Dec 18, 2012 4:30am PST
out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> good morning. thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. it is dry out there, but still cold. >> is it frostyáeú? >>> getting close, especially around napa where 36 now. better chance of just about all of us seeing frost tomorrow morning. tomorrow morning will be the coldest morning we've had so far this season. doppler quiet, a
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Dec 3, 2012 11:00am PST
hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> coming up at 3:00 on katie, john walsh. then at 4:00, the simple thing women can do to improve their brain's health. at 5:00, detroit's mayor comes to town to settle the world series wager he made with san francisco. you will see who will benefit the most from his friendly bet. those stories and more later today. >> i think cheers a charity angle. >>> it only took a few hours this morning for pope benedict to become one of the biggest celebrities on twitter. >> the vatican8>xeo launched the pope's new personal twitter account. he already has at last 196,000 followers. >> the handle pope is taken. >> he is not going to answer every message he will have ñ [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] >> hello, and welcome to millionaire. kicking things off today is a very happy diane abruzzese, who tried out over a dozen times before finally getting her shot at a million dollars. welc
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Dec 13, 2012 4:30am PST
the week before the shooting, quit his job, sold all his belongings and said he was moving to hawaii. she has no idea what set him off. police continue to try to find a motive. >>> bank robber got away with a lot of cash. two photos released, this shows a man dressed in black robbing the chase branch in greenbrae wednesday 5:30 p.m.. the robber placed a bag on the counter handed the teller a note whatting money. anyone with information is urged to call twin cities pd. >>> berkeley high teacher scheduled to be arraigned next weeks for lsd possession and drunk driving. police stopped 50 1-year-old on -- the 51-year-old for running a red late. he had just left a restaurant. police say he showed signs of intoxication. when he was booked he was carrying a both of breath mint that tested positive for lsd. he was hired by berkeley high in august for one year as fulltime independent study teacher. >>> starting today bart increasing patrols and offering safety escorts at some stays more patrols downtown san francisco in the east bay teaming up with oakland police department to provide escorts
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Dec 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: coming up in a half hour at 6:00, the touching memorial in newtown, connecticut, and the search for answers. laura anthony is there live. >> new details about the deadly accident involving a bay area chp of. join us at 6:00. >>> a world series championship is the gift that keeps on giving. the fans and holiday shoppers turned out at the giants team store for a memorabilia today. it included equipment, and uniforms, as well as banners. the proceeds will benefit the giants community fund. that does it for us at 5:00. captioned by closed captioning services inc. >> the abc-7 news exclusive alarm clock apping available for your android and your iphone. see you back at 6:00. >>> i'm david muir. this iia >>> i'm david muir. this is a special edition of "world news." tonight the tragedy at the elementary school.
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Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
his hawaii vacation yesterday. speaker boehner called the house back into town for an unusual sunday session. but members of congress understand the 11th-hour actions may not be enough to appease the public. >> the american people have a right to be very upset with this congress. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff would bring massive tax increases and deep spending cuts. the treasury department would have trouble paying its bills. many economists worry the financial woes would plunge the u.s. back into a recession. just one possible effect of the fiscal cliff. milk prices could spike $2 or $3 a gallon, because farm programs will expire at the end of the year. some are calling that dairy cliff. live in new york, wendy gillette. >> wendy gillette in new york. thank you. >>> the country has lost one of its great warriors. tributes are pouring in this morning for retired general norman schwarzkopf. the general died yesterday in tampa after a battle with pneumonia. schwarzkopf commanded "operation desert storm" that drove iraqi forces from kuwait. in retirement, he championed causes. norman sc
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Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: join me tonight at 9:00 on cable 13. our three recent storms packed a wallop. at 11:00 here on abc-7, roadded collapsing, we have crews to bring you the latest on the storm. and thank you for joining us, >> right now, hollywood's award season gets underway. >> i think that this year we had very, very fruitful batch of films. the star-stud cast of hitchcock. >> working with he'll wherein and and honey and toni. it mean, it just a cast of dreams. >> racheldowns a zombie
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Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
capitol hill was laid to rest in his home state of hawaii. in attendance was president obama. a 19-cannon salute was fired at senator daniel inouye's funeral. he died laths week at the age of 88. >>> new insight into mitt romney's failed presidential run. tagg romney says his dad never wanted the top job. he wanted to be president less than anyone i have met in my life, says tagg. he said his father is a very private person who simply does not like attention. >> interesting field to get into if you don't like attention. >>> out in space, a unique holiday show going on. jupiter and the moon will be in con vux in the evening. they're already close together in the sky and bright enough to be visible around the world, even if you're in a big city. >> with a home telescope you can see the moons, the mountains, the krarts. with the naked eye, you'll be able to see the show. enjoy a little, you know, christmas -- a different kind of christmas gift. >>> time for sot highlights from week 16 of the nfl. we get them from espn. >>> cassidy hubbarth with your espn update. the steelers trying to
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Dec 18, 2012 4:00am PST
senator, is being remembered this morning from washington to his home state of hawaii. inouye was a world war ii medal of honor winner, who lost an arm during a battle in italy. he became the first japanese-american in congress. and served 50 years in the u.s. senate. daniel inouye died yesterday at a washington area hospital of breathing problems. he was 88 years old. >>> and secretary of state hillary clinton is said to be feeling a little more like herself after suffering a concussion last week. two teams of doctors checked her out. even putting her on an i.v. drip for a short time. aides say she is frustrated and wants to return to work. she will be unable to testify at the congressional hearings on benghazi this week. but she may do so down the road. >>> and the pacific northwest is recovering from the strongest storm of the season, complete with blinding snow, drenching rain and damaging winds. 80-mile-per-hour winds toppled a huge tree that crashed into a home in western washington, narrowly missing a baby in his crib. fortunately, that child was uninjured. and that storm bur
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
of the breast-feeding.lzwashington from hawaii to try to reach a deal to avoid fiscal cliff. 8president boarded air be arriving around 8:45 our time this morning. the president cut short his holiday vacation. democrats and republicansqló hae four days to reach a+%sxç deal before mandatory budget cuts and tax increases kick in on >>> netflix wants to get into the social networking game. >> new ceo of yahoo plans to make appearance at upcoming electronics show in las vegas. >>> goodÚç morning ellen. >>> good morning. the big consumer electronics of -- marissa mayer, a lot of hope she is expected to be there. she is an ing partiesanaÑ, one-on-one meetings trying -- trying to reestablish the sometimes rocky relationship that yahoo has had with 17 minutes into the trading session little change, we are seeing gains, for the dow, for the nasdaq as well as s&p. bloomberg index has been in the negative since we opened, a lot of wait and see about what is going to happen now that the president and congress are returning to washington today to deal with fukushima dai
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Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
do. >> congratulations, senator. >> reporter: but to swear in a new democratic senator from hawaii. a vote the white house will need if the senate ever gets around to voting on a plan to avert the fiscal cliff. in the house, even less going on. the only hopeful words, from the house chaplain, looking for some divine help. >> as this chamber lies silent, still, we pray for hope. >> reporter: without agreement soon, nearly everybody takes a hit. a schoolteacher with two kids and a salary of $43,000, for example, will face a tax hike of more than $3,000. members of congress helped get us into this mess and they'll pay, too. with incomes of $174,000, they'll pay some $7,500 more in taxes. as for the super rich? well, consider basketball phenom lebron james. he makes about $53 million. he could see his taxes go up by more than $2.4 million next year alone. and it's not just taxes. on january 1st, unemployment benefits expire for some 2 million people. and we've just learned the president will meet tomorrow at the white house with congressional leaders. one last ditch effort to get somethin
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Dec 20, 2012 1:40am PST
sure. >>> well, public good-byes began in washington for hawaii senator daniel inouye, who died this week. his body will lie in state in the capital rotunda today. his final journey to hawaii will take place this weekend with a sunday service at the national memorial cemetery of the pacific. he represented hawaii in the senate for half a century. >>> also on capitol hill, with talks on how to avoid the fiscal cliff now at an impasse, the house votes today on what republicans are calling "plan b." that's house speaker boehner's proposal that will raise taxes on people making more than $1 million. it's a plan that's already drawn a veto threat from the white house. even if it passes the house today, democrats say it will not pass the senate. the stalemate has both sides once again expressing some frustration. >> i hope the president will get serious soon about providing and working with us on a balanced approach. >> what i wouldn't do was hurt vulnerable families, only to pay for a tax cut for somebody like me. >> despite those sharpening barbs, both sides say negotiations continue beh
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Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
leaving hawaii tonight. >>> storms that slammed through the south and killed three are moving toward the northeast this morning. twister touching down after night fall in mobile, alabama the tornado blew out transformers leaving thousands without power and damaged homes, high school and church, several injuries were reported. people in parts of florida and georgia sleeping uneasy tornado watches in effect there. >>> in new york police found a bed in the burned out home of the man who killed -- found a body in the burned out home of be the killers sister. two other firefighters are still in the hospital. police say ex-convict william spengler armed himself with weapons and set his house on fire to lure first responders into a trap he killed himself he left a note saying he wanted to burn down the neighborhood and kill as many people as possible. >>> san francisco woman accused of fatal hit-and-run in court today. police arrested 23-year-old gina eunice for leaving the scene after hitting four pedestrians last week. the victims were flown over the embankment, a 56-year-old woman died a
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Dec 12, 2012 11:35pm PST
belongings, telling her he was leaving portland and moving to hawaii this past weekend. >> he had his plane ticket. he was ready to go. and then this happened, and it just makes me think why it was even in the back of his mind or if he just had another plan to leave. >> reporter: instead of hawaii, police say he went to the mall dressed to kill. police say roberts made a beeline from his volkswagen jetta in the parking lot through the macy's store carrying a rifle, wearing a ballistics vest, and a hockey style facemask. he entered on the upper level, when he got to the food court, he was already reportedly firing, killing 54 hospice nurse cindy ann yuille, who was christmas shopping, and 45-year-old steven forsyth, a father of two, who owned a small business in the mall. he fired into the lower level, hitting this 15-year-old, now in the hospital. there his gun jammed. he bolted down a flight of stairs where he got his rifle working again, according to police, and killed himself near the jcpenney store. it was just the latest rampage in a violent year. july's massacre in aurora, color
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Dec 1, 2012 4:00pm PST
man is recovering from a shark attack in hawaii. while authorities decide whether to re-open two miles of beach. the 61-year-old tourist was snorkeling on maui when a shark attacked 200 yards offshore. he was taken to a hospital after being treat bid lifeguards. he told the state biologist the shark's head was about two feet wide. >> the estimate of the size of the head, the coloration and the shape, and i'm certainly not an expert but his guess, is it was a tiger shark. >> the attack happened on the south side of the island. >> robbers caught on tape. ahead, a look at their heist at a victoria's secret store. >> that dog is a loire -- hero. >> what that the dog did that has the family amazed and relieved. >> live doppler 7hd picking up rain north of the golden gate bridge this hour. it's going to be nasty tomorrow as storm number three hits. we'll take a look at the timing, 1ñ ñ keep you up to date on all >> ama: police in san diego are looking for a pair of panty thieves, surveillance video shows the men stealing hundreds of pairs of underwear. they just put them in the bag a
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Dec 1, 2012 8:00am PST
after losing power in a scandal. >>> an oregon man is recovering from a shark attack in hawaii. the 61-year-old tourist was swimming on maui. he was 200 yards offshore. he suffered cuts on his legs and thigh and was taken to the hospital. he told a state biologist the shark's head was about two feet wide. >> the estimate of the size of the head and coloration and shape, i'm not an expert but his guess it was a tiger shark perhaps. >> the attack occurred on the south side of maui. >> as the storms move through the bay area, viewers have been sending in in their photos. this image shows a tree that fell in the backyard of a house in south san francisco. another viewer sent us this beautiful picture of a full rainbow over the golden gate bridge. e-mail your photos to us. lots of examples of wild and interesting weather over the past few days. >> we have had significant breaks. it really has helped us out. even flood warnings and flood watch locally, light rain right now, this is golden gate bridge. we are looking still several hours away until we get into the heaviest of rain. it's a m
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Dec 8, 2012 8:00am PST
cd. they brought latin culture to hawaii and got a lesson in hawaiian tradition. >> we need to do a much better job to get people to talk to each other. >> it's because of his dedication that the artist group is giving eugene a $50,000 scholarship grant. >> for the christmas show this parking lot will be turned into a little bethlehem. there be music and fun on december 15th. >> katie: wal-mart is sponsoring an easy way for you to play santa claus and help low income kids in holiday season. today participating stores will have a toy drive. they are accepting donations for one day toy drive. as we get closer to christmas the toys will be distributed by salvation army. >> mark your calendars for this event. share your holiday food drive. it's next wednesday, december 12th, you can meet the abc news team as we broadcast live from around the bay area taking donations for local food banks. for more information and location nearest you go to abc7news.com/community. >> coming up next. the festival of lights begins. where you can see the lighting of the >> katie: holiday lights take center
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
his hawaii vacation yesterday. speaker boehner call the house back into town for an unusual sunday session. members of congress understand the 11th hour acts may not be enough to appease the public. >> the american people have a right to be very upset with this congress. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff would bring massive tax increases and deep spending cuts. treasury department would have trouble paying its bills. many worry the financial woes would plunge the u.s. back into a recession. within possible effect of the fiscal cliff/fro, -- milk prices could spike two or three dollars a gallon because farm -- some are calling that dairy cliff. >>> 6:17. mike here tracking light rain.i. l >> i'd like to. >> here's mike with the weather. >>> thank you, hope you are having a great friday morning dry sky over san francisco from the east to sutro tower. light rain showing up off the sonoma county coast,oo8Ñ let's zoom down and show you highway 1 from to inverness looks like it is raining but not reaching the ground. sprinkles possible during the as air mass start to moisten under this flow
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Dec 3, 2012 4:00pm PST
aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> checking healthy living news a study finds food allergies may be linked to pesticides found in tap water, researchers say a chlorine found in certain pesticides could be causing food allergies by killing a bacteria in human digestive systems. the number of teens with allergies increased by about three million accord together cdc. this is still too preliminary to suggest that americans should change their drinking water habits. >> here is a possible health boost two. stud gees find vitamin d seems to protect mental health in women. women that developed alzheimer's disease had lower vitamin d intakes. researchers in france came wupt same findings. there is no recommended dosage of vitin min d. earlier studies set a maximum of 4,000 ius as a daily limit. >> twitter fans will soon are v.a new high profile person to fo
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Dec 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
. last being president ford, six years ago, but now, senator from hawaii honor that had way as well. >> despite apparent stalemate over the fiscal cliff,5zl stock prices went up today, dow jones gained almost 60 points, nasdaq and s and p both inched up as well. sales of previously owned homes have risen to highest levels in three years, up 5.9% last month, the industry now on track to8'm sell more than five million homes this year, ora cell of redwood city continues to move away from selling software to softwares a service. ora cell today agreed to pay nearly $900 million to buy a company making cloud-based marketing application autos and still to come tonight here on abc 7 news at 6:00 a gun violence task force meets for the first time on a cut kit school tragedy. we're going to be live tonight. >> plus ls tonight i team shows just how far a conartist will go. a rippoff with puppy appeal. >> and michael fibby trns to a hockey team to find out texting in cold weather. >>> well, nasa's -- napa's snow storm is blasting the mid west, in iowa, heavy winds and a foot of snow over 24 ho
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Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
program and brought latin consult tower hawaii and got a lesson in hawaiian tradition. >> we need to do a better job of integrating people and getting them to talk to each other. >> the group, united states artist, have given eugene a $50,000 fellowship grant for artistic excellence. for their christmas show the parking lot will be turned into a little bethlehem. in san pablo, abc7 news. >>> wal-mart is sponsoring an easy way for you to play santa claus and help hundreds of bay area low income kids this holiday season. today participating wal-mart stores are hosting a fill the truck toy drive in conjunction with the salvation army. they will be there to accept donations for the one-day toy drive. as we get closer to christmas, all toys collected will be distributed in the bay area by the salvation army. also mark your calendars for the abc7 share your holiday food drive. it's next wednesday, december 12th. meet the abc7 news team as we broadcast live from around the bay area, taking your donations for local food banks. for more information and the location nearest you, go to abc7news
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Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> here is another look at the daniel caused by the storm. sky 7 flew over treasure island. you can see flooding creating puddles on the lower lying streets. this picture he says this happens almost every time. >> another weather picture from robin showing wind damage, my goodness, outside of the juvenile justice center in san francisco. send your photos to us or you can share them to us on our facebook page. or on twitter at abc 7 news bay area. >> things are much quieter for the moment. >> right. key words there for the most. here is sandhya patel with a look ahead. >> looking ahead, we have a few showers out there. the worst has moved off. getting down to street level around napa we're seeing light showers and dry creek road, around sonoma, light showers. around novato we're seeing light to moderate rainfall south novato boulevard. it's slick in spots. around south bay, e
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Dec 13, 2012 5:00am PST
before the shooting, he quit his job, sold his belongings and say he was moving to hawaii. she has no idea what set him off. police trying to find a motive. >>> fire 'em! that's what the governor told caltrans to do with a private firm hired to promote the new bay bridge caltrans agreed to spend 9.8 million dollars to bring in outside pr people. the chronicle reports the governor's office was embarrassed because the high cost would look improper, given the states -- given the state's financial woes. >>> bad news if you are thinking of drying anywhere this winter season especially if you are renting a car. >> here's jane king. >>> good morning. we may be past the worst of the foreclosure problem but not out of woods yet. forelow sure starts fell 28% in november from a -- years ago. bank repo sessions jumped for the -- time in two years. more --. [ unintelligible ] >>> new pricing plan from american airlines. you still have to pay for checked bags and $150 fee if you change reservation. higher fares and tough economy have more people traveling by car. that means if you are traveling
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Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
leaving hawaii tonight, so that he can be back in washington when congress reconvenes tomorrow. and they can try once again to negotiate a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff by the end of the year. just about every american family will see their taxes increase on january 1 unless a deal is reached. but lawmakers are expressing very little optimism so far. meantime, the president spent christmas in hawaii, visiting a local marine base, thanking more than 100 troops and their families for their service. >>> and this morning, the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing at a major u.s. base in eastern afghanistan. three afghans, including a guard at camp chatman were killed in today's explosion. >>> and back here at home, former major league baseball player andruw jones is free on bond this morning. he was arrested near atlanta early christmas morning on a battery charge, after police responded to a call about a domestic dispute with his wife. >>> and netflix, they are apologizing for a christmas outage in its video streaming service. yes, it happened on christmas, a little unti
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Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
u.s. naval base in hawaii. the pearl harbor attack that threw the u.s. into world war ii. >> now, a tug boat played a key role in that attack. >> you're looking at an old tug boat so small, it's dwarfed by the dry dock here. 71 years ago, it played a role in world war ii. >> if it wasn't for her jumping into action, her and things could have gone different. you never know. >> december 7th, 1941. parl harbor in shambles. today, this is the only surviving vessel. after the war, she served oakland, then went to the both ball fleet. now, they are prepping for a museum in arkansas. this morning, 71 years to the minute of the attack, everyone in the yard came together for this memorial. they raised the flag, saluting this old tug pushing debreerks keeping pearl harbor open. >> this actually blew me away. this is a great piece of history. >> this is the one that did. >> right now, members after an oakland church group getting back on their feet after being robbed of their money during a trip to florida. >> the group from the ministry on mcarthur boulevard. someone broke into the van and st
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Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
hawaii while authorities are trying to decide whether to reopen about two miles of beach. he was snorkeling on maui when the shark attacked him about 200 yards offshore. he suffered cuts on his leg and thigh and was rescued by hive guards. he knew the shark was about two feet wide but didn't know what type of shark it was that attacked him. >> we will start an assessment and have all the different agencies get together and they will make a determination as to when exactly to open the waters again. >> the attack took place near the central resort of kehe on the south side of nowry. >>> the teenager who was denied an eagle scout award because he was gay will be honored by officials on monday. he spent ten years working toward the award and last year scout officials said ryan violated the anti-gay policy. on monday he will be honored at the opening session of the state assembly. >>> new details this morning on a peregrine falcon that was shot on thanksgiving day in watsonville. on monday the wildlife experts told us the falcon was going to survive. sadly it was discovered he suffere
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Dec 26, 2012 2:40am PST
to a marine base in hawaii yesterday to visit with service members and their families. tonight, the president will make the long flight back to washington to resume negotiations to avoid that fiscal cliff. congress will also be returning on thursday, and we will finally see if they can come together and make an agreement. >> and the clock is ticking. we are now just days away. and the one thing that we off forget, this fiscal cliff, this isn't some small cliff we're talking about. this is like road runner, wylie coyote way off that cliff. you come off that cliff, it is a long way down. there are serious consequences for all of us. >> spending cuts, taxes raised across the board. and the president was hoping that everyone could cool off, drink of eggnog, spend time with the family and when you get back to washington on thursday, let's hammer it out. but a lot of people are saying it doesn't look like it may happen at all. >> a lot of people will be celebrating on new years. when we wake up january 1, there might be a lot of upset people. >>> in other very important news, perhaps the
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Dec 27, 2012 1:40am PST
lady and their daughters are staying in hawaii. >> the first couple sat down with our very own barbara walters before their vacation. we pick up their conversation with talk about their family. >> i want to talk a bit about the girls. we've been watching them grow up from little girls to young ladies. malia recently got her first cell phone. do you monitor it and see who she calls or who she texts? >> i give my daughter, at this age, i give her a long rope. and there is monitoring, because we have rules. but monitoring may be, you never know when i'm going to walk in your room and i'm going to definitely ask you, who are you talking to? and are you talking about school work? >> and they're not very good at lying. we joke sometimes about how malia is getting to the age now, boys start calling and sort of -- i always talk about how one of the main incentives for running again was continuing secret service protection. >> mr. president, mrs. obama, there is a photograph of you that became viral. became the most shared photograph in the history of twitter. how do you keep the fire g
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Dec 17, 2012 5:30pm PST
stories tonight. first, the late news this evening that senator daniel inouye from hawaii has died. he was the longest serving senator, 50 years walking in those halls, third in line to the presidency. he had been in office since hawaii became a state in 1959. he was hospitalized with breathing problems. his staff said late today that his last word was "aloha," hawaiian for "hello" and "i love you," which he once used in a speech. and, of course, also for "good-bye." he was 88 years old. >>> and now, we have more about some big news that broke this weekend. the state department saying that secretary of state hillary clinton fainted from dehydration after an illness and got a concussion. she has canceled one trip and abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz has the latest on her condition and joins us from washington. martha? >> reporter: diane, this was a pretty serious concussion, although she is starting to feel better. she was home sick from a stomach virus after a long trip overseas. she apparently was so dehydrated she fainted and when that happens, you on obvious
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Dec 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >> so with the president heading to hawaii and congress on holiday, how do they come to a deal before the end of the year? >> congress will return two days after christmas, so there's some time, a little time, for them to try to do what they have failed to do for months. as for the president, he said he although he's going to hawaii, he said he will fly back to finalize any deal if there's a deal to be finalized, sometime after christmas and before the new year. but it takes time to pass an agreement even once it's reached. >> we shall see. thank you, jonathan karl reporting. one more note from washington. president obama nominated senator john kerry to succeed hillary clinton as secretary of state. secretary clinton who was still recovering from a concussion, was not there, but in a statement called the pick excellent. president obama's first choice for the job, susan rice withdrew her name after coming under fire about the tragedy in benghazi, libya. >>> now an update on that prison break. two convicted robbers scaling 17 stories with a rope made out of bed sheets. then impos
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Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
schools tragedy with a proposal forearmed guards at schools. >> and the president leaves for hawaii as republicans plot their next move at the edge of the fiscal cliff. stay with us. abc 7 news at 6:00 continues in just a moment. >>> a bay area protestor hustled out of a news conference where the nra breaks it's silence by suggesting there should be more guns on campus, not fewer. >> nra says there should be an armed police officer at every school. >> abc 7 news mark matthews is here, got quite a reaction today it did. and a few expected the nra to come out in favor of gun control but executive vice president never brought it up. national rifle association sent a sharp mess yachblgt no retreat. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> nra meter said what is needed is an armed police officer in every single school. and he accused washington of rank hypocrisy for protecting the president but failing to do the same for school children. >> we as a society leave them every day utterly defenseless. >> nravp unloaded on the news media and condemned pro
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Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
fiance. they've been enjoying some fun in the sun these days. the couple is in hawaii on vacation with their 7-month-old daughter, maxwell drew. jessica's sister, ashlee, and nephew, bronx, were there, too. >>> and finally, a big headline from our friends at disney's club penguin. the annual coins for change program is in full swing on wednesday. it's on target to be the game's biggest charity drive success ever. millions of kids around the world are donating the in-game virtual money to determine where club penguin will make its annual million-dollar donation. club penguin has almost 200 million online players and has donated over $9 million to charities around the world through the coins for change program. >> that's really great. >> to find out how to donate, and be a part of the game, log on to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!. continuing that spirit of giving this holiday season. >> very nice, very nice. >>> and time for our "pop quiz." what was spotify's most viral song approaching the so-called "mayan apocalypse"? >> "the end of the world as we know it "? >> maybe. we'll se
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Dec 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> first case of its kind in the country heard in federal court today. >> tips the city of oakland and a medical marijuana dispensary against the federal crack down on cannibis distribution. >> you guys probably know that earlier this month, the president told abc news his administration has quote, bigger fish to fry than going after marijuana users but the u.s. attorney here in 1gsi9 california is cracking down on a local dispensary, the case heard today in federal court. harborside health center is the largest medical marijuanaúyá dispensary in the nation with two facilities. one in san jose and a main operation in oakland. together, serving more than úz >> we're 100% compliant with california law, cities support us, the community supports us. it's only the federal government who think there's is something wrong with what we're doing. >> the federal government i
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
harbor base in hawaii. it will be followed by a 20 within gun salute. more than 2400 americans died when the japanese bombed pearl harbor in a surprise attack december 7th, 1941. the attack helped usher the u.s. into world war ii. 3:45 in afternoon sons and daughters of survivors will attend the 48th annual beacon lighting in honor of pearl harbor day. >>> the iphone is likely coming to t-mobile in the new year, the company says it will add apple products in 2013 the company didn't mention the iphone by name and misses say it is likely the -- >>> san francisco-based site zynga wants a real money gambling experience for users. the company has filed an application for a gambling license with nevada regulators. zynga need as decisional revenue sources interests in farmville and words has been falling dramatic zynga lost almost 53 million dollars in the third quarter. >>> kate middleton is resting after her release from a london hospital. we are learning she is getting showered with baby products. tmz.com reports companies are sending her free products, hoping she will be photographed w
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Dec 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> you don't have to be a engineer to know this is a tricky operation. you're looking at cruise hoisted an escalator to the 101st floor of the 1 world trade center building in new york. crews started hoisting up parts of the spire going on top of the building making it the tallest building in the western hemisphere. work scheduled to be finished in 2014. >> the federal government is take nug steps to give parents greater control over personal information that can be collected from preteens onlichblt a child's location, as well as photos and audio that contain a human image or voice cannot be collected with out a parent's permission. the ftc announced rules to ensure children online privacy protection act enacted in 1998 keeps face pais with technology. >> apple and google teeming up. >> we have that and more on the bloomberg after the bell
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Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> a break in a murder case today a woman arrested in connection with a murder last month. >> we broke the story today and joins us now from the upscale, silicon valley neighborhood. >> right. this does appear to be a big break in a very high profile home invasion case. the district attorney's office is charging an alameda county woman with being an accessory to a homicide. and of a businessman. a 22-year-old raven channel dixon appeared in court but did not enter a plea. records reveal she was arrested on tuesday after an officer says she offered sexual favors for $600 and cocaine for $50. after her arrest, court documents indicated that she'd admitted to being a prostitute six years, neither police nor the district attorney are saying what the relationship was with kumra, known as robby, former owner of a mountain winery. he was killed during what
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Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
laid to rest in his native hawaii. a thousand people came to pay their respect including the first couple who were in hawaii for the holiday. he died last monday at the age of 88. he was the first japanese american elected to both houses of congress and the second long ease serving senator. >>> last-minute shoppers are crowding into falls -- into malls and stores. but many are attempting to drum up enthusiasm stores like macy's and toys r us spabded hours -- expanded hours to help the 17 million americans scrambling for gifts still. nick watt has the last-minute rush. >> you look quite stressed. >> i have a little anxiety right now. i won't lie. i am tripping out. i want to make sure everybody is taken care of. >> the sign says the late gift may be the best gift. you throw money at the pressing problem and then spend more. number two, under pressure you make a gut instinct decision. >> say you want to buy a sweater for your wife. if you think about it too much, you may out think yourself and you may not make a good choice. >> do you feel you perform best under pressure? >> absolute
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Dec 24, 2012 3:00am PST
on capitol hill was laid to rest in his home state of hawaii. in attendance, president obama. a 19 cannon salute was fired at senator inouye's funeral which took place in honolulu. the president and first lady, who are in hawaii on vacation right now, were among the mourners at the national memorial cemetery of the pacific. he died last week at the age of 88. >>> only one week to go, and there's still no deal preventing the economy from going over the fiscal cliff. members of congress are pointing fingers over who is to blame for the lack of progress to prevent tax hikes and spending cuts. connecticut's independent senator joe lieberman expects congress to work right up to the new year's eve deadline. but he's not even sure that's going to be enough. >> it's the first time i feel it's more likely we will go over the cliff than not, and if we allow that to happen, it will be the most colossal consequential act of congressional irresponsibility in a long time. >> the president and congress are on short holiday breaks right now. due back later in the week. one possibility is a partial
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Dec 23, 2012 6:00am PST
the field and win it 85-53. usf facing san diego state in hawaii. cole with a three. but they got lit up. 33 points on the afternoon. san diego state now 10-1. dons drop to 5-5. 80-58, that final. the falcons beat the lions last night on saturday night football clinching the top spot in the nfc. home field advantage throughout the playoffs. receiver calvin johnson broke the single season record in receiving yards set back in 1995. it was all detroit fans really had to cheer about. their season is going nowhere. matt ryan threw for 279 yards and four touchdowns. watch the catch by julio jones. gets both feet down. falcons led at the half. megatron needed 182 yards in two games to break the record. 21-yarder left him four yards shy of the record. which he got in the fourth quarter on this 26-yarder. calvin johnson has the most receiving yards in is single season. 892, handing the ball to his dad. he set an nfl record. 11 catches for 225 yards. falcons clinch the top spot in the nfc, a 31-18 victory. raiders in carolina. the highlights tonight at five and niners and seattle in seattl
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Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> join me tonight at 9:00. we'll look at a new theory about what wiped out the dinosaurs did tell you why scientist believe a volcano took them out thousands of years after its initial eruption. then at 11:00, tired of using your fingers to send text messages? we'll show you the newest gadget that could hit the market that is truly hands free. you eyes do all the work. >>> now to a giant proposal at a washington state. a farmer did what he knows best when he proposed to his girlfriend. he plowed the field. but he didn't quite go as planned. >> i get done doing the j and my daughter said, dad you did the j backwards. i said, no, i didn't. >> oh, but you did. the farmer took his girlfriend up in the plane for the proposal, and despite spelling her name with an l instead of a j, she said yes. the couple plans to ge
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> take a look at this, time lapse look as the storm moved through from the camera on mt. tamalpais in mill valley. you can see lots of rain and serious wind gusts blowing around the trees. the strong and steady storm is pounding the sea wall along coastal communities. giant swells and pacifica closed the local pier while stinging rain kept most people indoors. >>> a little farther north in san francisco. a two-mile stretch of the coast highway was blocked off. bought southbound lanes were flooded. the northbound lanes were shut down as city work crews repaired a dangling traffic light that was knocked loose. >>> we'd like you to share your weather video or pictures with us. send them to ureport@kgo-tv.com, or sayre them with us on our facebook page or an twitter@abc-7 bay area. >> the storm i
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. cal has a new football coach and we can expect the bears to come out throwing. the bulldogs lead the nation in scoring. they averaged more than 51 points per game. they have been there for three years and they built the program. he runs a spread offense. they call it the air raid. it will bring some excitement, some really exciting football to berkeley. he can recruit california and not a huge name unless you are really into college football. he comes from a football family. he replaced tedford. cal will hold a news conference tomorrow. one player he will not get a chance to coach is the all-time leading receiver keenan alan. he just finished his downyes, sir season and finis
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 4:00am PST
, sold all his belongings and said he was moving to hawaii. she still has no idea what set him off. >> this was the last thing i would ever have expected. especially from him. he was just too sweet. >> reporter: detectives say roberts made a beeline from his volkswagen jetta, parked in the mall lot, and entered macy's carrying the rifle, which he stole from someone he knew. roberts wore a ballistics vest that carried ammo, and a hockey-style mask. that grisly image, different than the one released yesterday, from the woman who raised roberts, showing him looking innocent and happy. a family friend read a statement. >> she has no understanding or explanation for her son's behavior. >> reporter: police continue running search warrants and chasing leads, trying to find an explanation for this rampage. tahman bradley, abc news. >>> amazingly, the young woman who was seriously injured in the shooting, kristina schevchenko, survived a deadly, head-on car crash, this past august. we'll have more from the scene, coming up later today, on "good morning america." >>> we have breaking news no
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 11:35pm PST
every year in hawaii, which is a big trip. >> that's santa claus in a bathing suit. >> santa claus with a lei, a hawaiian lei and some shorts. >> how do you live in the white house? >> there's so many great things. there is a movie theater here. there's a bowling alley. i think one of the best things is we share the house that's like a museum. that's the really cool part. >> i want to ask mrs. obama what do you do for work. >> that's an often asked question. i explain to them that first of all i'm married to the president, so one of my key responsibilities is to support him in any way that i can. then i'll tell them about my initiatives that i'm working on, trying to end childhood obesity and generation, and talk to them about the work i do with military families. >> i wonder if santa claus comes to the white house. >> well, you know, there are over 50 fireplaces in the white house. >> so he has a choice. >> he's got plenty of options. we've got 12 chimneys. santa is a very resourceful individual. i think he can find a way in here one way or another. i think he has a pretty good re
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
returns to the white house this morning. the president cut short his christmas vacation in hawaii to get back to washington. congress will also be in session today, amid fading hope that a deal could be reached by the new year. no agreement would mean deep spending cuts and historic tax hikes for virtually every american. >>> officials in newtown have a message for people who want to send gifts to the grief-stricken town. please don't. they say gifts, from school supplies to artwork, have arrived in such numbers, they overwhelmed the small community's ability to process them. a fund established after the shooting to support newtown has grown to $3.5 million. >>> meanwhile, hundreds of schoolteachers plan to attend firearms training today in salt lake city. the 200 teachers come from districts across utah. they have volunteered for the concealed weapons training. it's offered every year. organizers say in past years, only a few dozen teachers attended the training. they're expecting an overflow crowd because of this month's tragedy in newtown, connecticut. >>> the two firefighters
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
is living -- leaving hawaii today. the senate is due to meet tomorrow. the house, no plans to convene and no fiscal cliff negotiations have been scheduled. >> and taxpayers facing uncertainty as we head into the new year with the government on the edge of the fiscal cliff. >> for many of us, strategize might not apply this year. >> this is a different year, and there is unknown fate of two popular tax deductions for middle class. deductions for chairitable contribution asks and for home mortgages. when it comes to year end finances old rules may not add up this year. >> it's very difficult to do any type of tax planning and advising because nobody knows what is going to happen. >> much uncertainty centers around whether the united states is about to fall off that fiscal cliff. if that happens would it mean the end of the tear tax cuts. most believe taxes will go up next year. >> one of the things now is that people are advising people to get out of high dividend funds and move into tax exempt bonds that won't be taxed. >> the current negotiate yigs between the president and house spea
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